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development officer - SACRAMENTO DIVISION

Sierra Nevada Journeys is seeking a dynamic person to serve in a new Development Officer position that will expand our fundraising programs in the greater Sacramento area. The Development Officer position can be either a FTE 40-hour week or 0.75 FTE 30-hour week position. The Development Officer can work from a home office or at our Sacramento office. The Development Officer will join a professional team comprised of the Development Director and Grants Manager, both of whom are located at our Reno office. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dedicated and successful fundraising team, all while working for an organization with a compelling mission and a strong culture of accountability and high quality. The Development Officer will be primarily focused on creating new funding relationships in Sacramento, with a large focus initially on corporations and foundations.


PART-TIME EDUCATOR - SACRAMENTO DIVISION

Sierra Nevada Journeys is seeking dynamic education professionals to help expand the program base for Sierra Nevada Journeys in Sacramento, CA. This position requires motivated individuals with an engaging personality and an insistence on excellence who is passionate about building scientific literacy and critical thinking capacity through outdoor science education across classrooms that mirror the demographics in the Sacramento region. We are seeking someone prepared to teach in a variety of settings (classroom, outdoors, family science nights), grade and analyze assessments and support the overall education operations of the Classrooms Unleashed program. The position requires an individual who is able to thrive independently and work well on a team, and who is committed to supporting a non-profit on the cutting edge of the Informal Education industry. Part-time Educators will report directly to Sierra Nevada Journeys’ Sacramento Program Director.


SUMMER INSTRUCTORS

During SNJ Summer Camp instructors supervise the campers overnight, as well as facilitate activities such as archery, swimming, kayaking, campfires, and skits. For leadership development groups, instructors use SNJ’s challenge course to facilitate leadership experiences and develop collaborative problem solving skills.

Instructors will be directly responsible for ensuring that attending campers’ educational outcomes are met. Instructors are supervised by the Program Coordinators. Join a staff that is committed to constantly improving our outstanding outdoor education programs!


SUMMER COUNSELORS

Counselors will facilitate (or assist instructors as they facilitate) traditional camp activities, such as archery, swimming, kayaking, campfires, and skits. Counselors will supervise campers during all cabin times (both day and night) and at meal times.

Counselors will be directly responsible for providing a safe, educational experience to all our resident campers. Counselors are supervised by the Program Coordinators and Camp Director. Join a staff that is committed to constantly improving our outstanding outdoor education programs!


cook

  • Assist the Food Service Manager in all Food Service aspects in compliance with the health and safety codes and other regulations as well as SNJ campus programs and standards.
  • Assist in the storage, preparation, serving, and cleaning responsibilities of the SNJ Food Service Operation.
  • Preparing and cooking food items for all necessary meals and food service for guests.
  • Follow strict time scheduling for attendance and performance of duties.
  • Maintain appearance and hygiene standards in the kitchen.
  • Assist in keeping equipment and implements clean, working and stored in order.
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing in a timely, clear, and logical manner.
  • Perform other duties as might be assigned by the Operations Manager.

Dishwasher / Kitchen Assistant

  • Assist the Food Service Manager in all Food Service aspects in compliance with the health and safety codes and other regulations.
  • Maintain a clean dishwashing station while maintaining all standards of safety and cleanliness.
  • Ensure all utensils are properly cleaned, sanitized and stored in proper fashion.
  • Ensure utensil storage areas are clean and organized.
  • Assist in the storage, preparation, serving, and cleaning responsibilities of the SNJ Food Service Operation.
  • Assist the set up and cleanup of the dining halls, food service lines, laundry and laundry room, and garbage bay.
  • Follow strict time scheduling for attendance and performance of duties.
  • Maintain appearance and hygiene standards in the kitchen.
  • Exhibit courteous and friendly attitude with customers and coworkers.
  • Assist in keeping equipment and implements clean, working and stored in order.
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing in a timely, clear, and logical manner.
  • Perform other duties as might be assigned by the Operations Manager.